Sanders Appointed to Energy Council

OKLAHOMA CITY— House Speaker Chris Benge announced today that state Rep. Mike Sanders has been appointed to serve as a member of the Energy Council.

“I am very honored that Speaker Benge has appointed me to an important position having potential for such positive outcomes for this state,” said Sanders, R-Kingfisher. “Oil and gas issues are perhaps more vital to Oklahoma’s economy than in any other state—it has possibility for such an economic boom. I look forward to working with the council, serving on the House Energy and Utility Regulation Committee, and representing our state, which is leading the way in developing new energy technologies and environmental policies.”

The Energy Council is a non-profit organization formed in 1975 that promotes national energy strategies and environmental policies. The Council also endeavors to promote an understanding of energy and its role in the global economy and environment and to assist legislators in their policymaking efforts in their respective states.

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